September 4, 2012
by Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co., Inc.
Hu-Friedy is pleased to offer a new solution to its Instrument Management System (IMS) Sterilization Product Line. The Hu-Friedy Steam Sterilization integrator is a Class 5 sterilization monitor designed to react to all critical variables in the sterilization cycl; tim, temperature and presence of steam.
Integrators are a multi-paramter chemical and are a more stringent, reliable indication that sterilization parameters have been compared to other classes of sterilization monitors. The Hu-Friedy Steam Sterilization integrator is used to monitor the steam sterilization process and can be placed instide each pack or load. Below are the key product features and benefits; •The Hu-Friedy Steam Sterilization integrators react to all three critical variables of sterilization: time, temperature and presence of steam.
•The integrators Moving Front Indicator technology gives a better indication of aceptence; it is easy tosee whether or not indicaor has reached “ACCEPT’. No interpretation of color change needed.
•The strip is easily visible inside the pack (2″ long) allowing users to easily view the integrator from the outside of a pouch or within a cassette in order to view sterilization at a glance.
•The product is lead free and does not contribute to environmental lead contamination, making it safe for the environment; there are no special hazardous wase requirements.
•The product is latex free making it safe for staff and patients with latex sensitivity or allergies.
•The integrators work with a variety of steam sterilizers – gravity, pre-vaccum and flash sterilizers; no need to inventory different monitor products.
Hu-Friedy is excited to add this new product to our ever-growing sterilization product line, providing another high quality infection control product as part of our instrument Management System.